august tot tips

Help Kids Explore and More!

This month’s Tot Tips features a host of exciting products to help kids explore the world around them. From swimming to dinosaurs, these products will help your kids explore safely with the help of mom and dad.

Cute Baby of the Month

Name: Mia Birthdate: January 31, 2020 Favorite pastimes: Her favorite thing to do is follow the dog around the house and hug her all day. True pandemic besties.

Mommy Must Haves

Encouraging Mindfulness With Buddha Board

From camping trips to beach days, recreate the summer scenery while unwinding with Buddha Board. Allowing your kids to master the art of letting go, this blank canvas lets them create with water and then watch as their design slowly fades away. Either enjoy the full size or grab a Mini Buddha Board for the road trips ahead. Painting with water is truly MESS FREE! $14.95 for the Mini Buddha Board. Available at and Amazon.

The Snap Reusable Absorbent Swim Diaper

This trim, lightweight and comfortable swim diaper encourages swimming. No bulky fabric and extra snaps, the baby swim diaper is cute enough to wear alone, but slim enough to wear under a standard baby swimsuit. The patented design is breathable, absorbent and waterproof. The wicking liner is breathable against baby’s skin and helps prevent diaper rash. The inner absorbent layer helps protect against messes. Save money and reduce waste with this machine-washable, reusable swim diaper. $14.99;

Explore the World of Dinosaurs!

Encounter a long-necked Alamosaurus with a big appetite, take a trip on a flying pterosaur and come face to face with the fearsome T. rex. Die-cut board pages and a pop-up make every page an interactive experience, while fun and informative writing explains fascinating facts about dinosaurs. $14.99;

Event Note

Howard County Fair Dates: Saturday, August 7-Saturday, August 14, 2021 Times: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. Price: $5.00 to $7.00 – Children under 10 are free Address: 2210 Fairgrounds Road; West Friendship, Md.

It’s fair time again! Take the whole family to the Howard County Fair. Your kids will love the contests, entertainment, agricultural competition, food, amusement rides and games. They will really enjoy the “Kids and Critters” special section.


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